News

FCA softball, baseball takes first-round playoff wins

By Austin Bishop

Choctaw Plaindealer

The Lady Panthers of French Camp Academy used an impressive hitting performance last weekend to sweep past Sacred Heart in two straight games in the first round of the MHSAA Class 1A State Fast-Pitch Softball … Read more

Lady Chargers sweep Franklin County in MHSAA playoffs

By Austin Bishop

Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County High School Lady Chargers used a pair of strong pitching performances by Mackenzie Toombs to sweep past Franklin County in the first round of the MHSAA Class 3A State Fast-Pitch Softball Playoffs … Read more

SGA names Student & Teacher of the Month

From press & staff reports

Each month the Student Government Association along with faculty and administrators select one student and one teacher to be recognized. For the month of April, they were proud to recognize Whitleigh Myers as the Student … Read more

ECCC Baseball Team to host open tryouts

The East Central Community College baseball team will host two different open tryouts for players interested in playing for Warriors next season.  The tryouts will be held Monday, May 9, and Monday, May 16, at 3 p.m. each day at … Read more

In our community

God’s Love

Evangelist Francie Hemphill

God’s love is like a snowball plant, it is beautiful to the one who beholds it!

Thank you Lord for all the beauty in nature, the flowers, birds, and blue teal oceans and the high … Read more

Obituaries

Mattie Pearl Mhoon April 18, 2016

Services for Mattie Pearl Mhoon, 70, of Bellefontaine and formerly of Rockford, Illinois, were April 23, 2016, at Double Springs M.B. Church in Slate Springs. Burial was in the church cemetery.

She died April … Read more

What makes a mystery story good/great?

Submitted by Jan Ballard

Mississippi State University Extension Office, Choctaw County

Characters, setting, plot, problem, and solution. All five need to catch and keep our interest. All five need to help us feel we are a part of, or closely … Read more

Ackerman set to open new Water Plant

By Chuck Bailey

The Choctaw Plaindealer

After accepting bids for a new water treatment plant a little over a year ago (April 9, 2015), Mayor Dick Cain and the Ackerman Board of Alderman are pleased to announce the plant will … Read more

County dodges $6.2 million repayment

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The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Mississippi Division of Medicaid on Sept. 29, 2015 approved allowing reimbursable costs claims for 2010 Choctaw County Nursing Center. This decision removed much of the $6,223,343 the Division of Medicaid sought to recoup … Read more